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In his time as Vatican spokesman, Fr Federico Lombardi has encountered moments of great joy but also times which have required sensitive diplomacy

Cardinal Sarah’s advice to priests to celebrate Mass facing east, rather than towards the congregation, has caused uproar in Rome. Yet a simple compromise is available

The Pope sets up five- person committee to modernise communications and cut costs

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church